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|Jan-07-07|| ||Benzol: <Jonathan> Thanks for that.|
|Dec-28-07|| ||stonebrain2006: See game 456. Quinteros 1/2 Kasparov 1/2 Moscow, 1982.|
|Dec-28-07|| ||stonebrain2006: Certainly, Mr. Quinteros was not a beginner.
Quinteros 1/2 Karpov 1/2 Wien open, 1986
Quinteros 1/2 Smyslov 1/2,1986.
|Dec-28-07|| ||stonebrain2006: A game worth looking is:
Quinteros 1 Tigran Petrosian 0, Buenos Aires, 1979.
The former world champion thoroughly trashed by the Argentinian playboy in a Catalan!
|Dec-08-08|| ||Fusilli: <stonebrain2006> Just a little tip: if you go to the page for the game you cite and then copy the URL for that page into your post, your post will show the game in question (rather than the URL) and it will be a link. Useful for your readers if you are inviting them to check out that game. For example:
Quinteros vs Petrosian, 1979
|Dec-28-08|| ||Augalv: Happy Birthday GM Quinteros!|
|Dec-28-08|| ||Fusilli: <Augalv> Hey, do you know anything about Quinteros nowadays? Where is he? Is he still active?|
|Dec-28-08|| ||Augalv: <Fusilli> He is semi-retired, he plays in tournaments but very rarely.
He is more active now as a Fide Representative in Argentina.|
|Dec-28-08|| ||talisman: HAPPY B'DAY MIGUEL!
who was it who called miguel the #1 ladies man?
|Dec-28-09|| ||wordfunph: Happy Birthday Grandmaster Miguel A. Quinteros!|
|Jun-22-10|| ||GrahamClayton: A pgn download of Quinteros' games can be found at:
|Jun-23-10|| ||I play the Fred: All-playa GM team:
Board 1: Jose Raul Capablanca
Board 2: Lev Alburt
Board 3: Miguel Quinteros
Board 4: ???
|Jul-01-10|| ||talisman: the real identity of "The Most Interesting Man in the World".|
|Dec-28-10|| ||azziadrian: Felicidades Maestro!|
|Dec-28-10|| ||wordfunph: Miguel Quinteros was criticized for declining draws offered by famous masters. "I didn't travel 10,000 kilometers to Leningrad just for the sake of drawing," he retorted. Fortune was not on his side, and he lost to Byrne and Tal.|
happy 63rd birthday Maestro Miguel!
|Dec-28-10|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday GM Quinteros!|
|Dec-28-10|| ||Maatalkko: <Talisman> Yeah, he does look much like the guy in those Dos Equis ads.|
|Dec-28-10|| ||talisman: happy birthday Miguel.
<Maatalkko> Dos Equis!...gonna try one today.
|Dec-28-10|| ||Maatalkko: <talisman> Stay thirsty, my friend.|
Yeah, those ads work. I get Dos Equis at a Mexican place when they don't have Bohemia.
|Mar-28-11|| ||theodor: congratulaciones, Miguel, estas grande!|
|Mar-28-11|| ||rapidcitychess: Nice picture.|
|Mar-28-11|| ||HeMateMe: Es un hombre rico?|
|May-24-11|| ||Caissanist: It was Topalov who called Quinteros the #1 ladies man ("but he is not so successful as a chess player").|
|May-30-11|| ||GrahamClayton: <Benzol>I believe his wife was a former Miss Argentina|
According to an article in the "Australian Women's Weekly", dated 24 May 1978, Quinteros's wife was Benje, who was crowned "Miss Phillipines, Maid of Cotton" in 1975.
Here is the full text of the article:
"There are only 40 chess grandmasters in the world. Miguel Quinteros is one, but he looks more like a showbiz star.
The 29-year-old Argentinian is the first chess grandmaster to visit Australia. He is here with his wife, Benjie, who was "Miss Philippines, Maid of Cotton" in 1975, to help publicise the chess Olympics due to be held in Argentina in October.
Ten Australians, including four women, will play in the olympics. "Your players are all young, and chess at top competition level is definitely a game for the young," said Miguel.
"lt's easy to think it is only mentally demanding, but it has been calculated that one game of championship chess burns up as much
physical energy as three sets of tennis."
Miguel studies chess up to eight hours every day. He spends almost as long making sure he is physically fit to stand up to top match pressures, but he does not find that too difficult - he was once a professional soccer player.
"As a grandmaster I can earn up to $40,000 a year and get to see plenty of the world. If I had remained a soccer player it's unlikely I would ever have left Argentina - and then I wouldn't have met my wife (at a chess match in the Philippines).
"Almost anyone can become a chess champion," Miguel added. "People think you need a special sort of
|Dec-17-11|| ||wordfunph: from Michael de la Maza's book Rapid Chess Improvement, page 24..|
<You must now that if you refuse to study tactics then, to quote GM Miguel Quinteros, you are 'doomed to remain weak' and are 'well advised to take up something else, like knitting.'>
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